[juh-nes-ik, -nee-sik] /dʒəˈnɛs ɪk, -ˈni sɪk/
pertaining to or reproduction; genetic.
noun the scientific study of reproduction Word Origin Greek genesis ‘generation’
[jen-uh-sis] /ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, plural geneses [jen-uh-seez] /ˈdʒɛn əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. an origin, creation, or beginning. [jen-uh-sis] /ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun 1. the first book of the Bible, dealing with the Creation and the Patriarchs. Abbreviation: Gen. 1. a combining form of : parthenogenesis. /ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz) 1. a beginning or […]
noun, Genetics. 1. . noun See genetic modification gene-splicing n. The process in which fragments of DNA from one or more different organisms are combined to form recombinant DNA and are made to function within the cells of a host organism. gene-splicing The process in which fragments of DNA from one or more different organisms […]
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the application of genetic engineering to the transplantation of genes into human cells in order to cure a disease caused by a genetic defect, as a missing enzyme. noun 1. the replacement or alteration of defective genes in order to prevent the occurrence of such inherited diseases as haemophilia. Effected by genetic […]